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via Bill Peel
August 21st, 2015

Busy Christians Need a Spiritual Network

Busyness is the new normal in America. According to the 2014 American Time Use Survey, Americans average almost nine hours a day on work-related activities. Thirty-three percent of full-time workers say their employer expects them to check email and stay in touch remotely after the business...

via Bill Peel
July 24th, 2015

You Can Talk About Christ at Work Without Being a Jerk

Patheos Faith and Work Channel hosted an online debate about whether evangelism in the workplace is ever appropriate. I debated a representative from the Patheos Progressive Christian Channel who believes evangelism in the workplace is never appropriate. Below is the opening post of the...

via Bill Peel
July 24th, 2015

Evangelism in the Workplace: Is Sharing Your Faith Ever Appropriate?

I was asked to engage in an online debate about whether evangelism in the workplace is appropriate as a representative from the evangelical, Faith & Work Channel on the Patheos.com. Arguing that evangelism is never appropriate in the workplace was a representative from the Progressive...

April 10th, 2015

Atheism Growing in the Workplace

If it seems like more and more people in your workplace disdain faith in God, it’s not your imagination. An extensive new Barna Group study found that the number of atheists in America is growing. With atheists and agnostics combined into one group called “skeptics,” the study uncovered...

Channel(s): Evangelism
February 15th, 2015

Is the Gap Between Pulpit & Pew Narrowing? Read the Latest Research

Dallas TX: New research conducted by the Barna Group for the Center for Faith & Work at​ LeTourneau University shows a substantial uptick in the number of pastors who say they preach on the topic of work. However, most church-goers still doubt the significance of their...

August 1st, 2014

Twenty-Somethings Are Embracing a Christian View of Vocation, but Not Because of the Church

Twenty-somethings in the workplace. Most reactions to this picture probably aren’t positive (see the Millennials in the Workplace Training Video to learn more about why). So you might be surprised to learn that twenty-somethings are actually embracing a Christian theology of work. Barna...

via Bill Peel
January 20th, 2014

Why the Church Shouldn't Ignore the Workplace

At the Lausanne Conference on World Evangelism in 2010, Mark Greene, Director of John Stott's London Institute for Contemporary Christianity outlined a significant problem stating: “The 98% of Christians are who are not in paid church work have never been envisioned or equipped for mission...

February 7th, 2012

SUNDAY RELIGION, MONDAY REALITY

New Study Explores Gap between God and Jobs Dallas TX:  Do faith and work mix? And if so, as America’s workforce increasingly wants meaning beyond a paycheck, do pastors help bring these two worlds together? Answers from national research commissioned by...